This book examines the relationships between real estate and construction sectors and unlike any book before it, explores how each sector and the relationships between them affect economic development in emerging market economies (EMEs). Through 21 chapters, the international team of contributors...
To Be Published April 14th 2015 by Routledge
This book addresses the fundamental theory, computational approaches, and experimental findings of the field of granular materials, which is important for applications as diverse as energy, agriculture, pharmaceuticals, and engineering. The contents are given thematic consistency through the use of...
To Be Published December 31st 2014 by CRC Press
Britain's Anti-Submarine Capability, 1919-1939 is the first unified study of the development of Britain's anti-submarine capability between the armistice in 1919 and the onset of the second world German submarine attack on Britain's maritime trade in 1939. Well researched and yet accessibly written...
To Be Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge
Land, Labour, Capital, and the State in Sekondi-Takoradi, Ghana
This book presents a critical analysis of the ‘resource curse’ doctrine and a review of the international evidence on oil and urban development to examine the role of oil on property development and rights in West Africa’s new oil metropolis - Sekondi-Takoradi, Ghana. It seeks answers to the...
To Be Published May 19th 2014 by Routledge
School Reform and Sciences of Education in the Tradition of Thomas S. Popkewitz
The 1980s were an important decade for educational inquiry. It was the moment of the “linguistic turn,” with its emphasis on the role of language as a constructor of reality, a structuring agent for institutions such as schools, and a medium for translating knowledge into elements of power for...
To Be Published April 30th 2014 by Routledge
A Guide for School Leaders, Teachers, Counselors, and Parents
Students, parents, and school staff deserve a safe learning environment. Yet recent headlines of violence, bullying, and drug abuse have shown the vulnerability of schools. In this timely and important resource, leading expert Franklin Schargel provides leaders, teachers, counselors, parents, and...
Published April 1st 2014 by Routledge
Series: Routledge Research in Journalism
During this period of rapid and significant change in journalistic practices, journalism educators are re-examining their own profession and contributing to the invention of new models and practices. This edited volume of studies by respected international scholars describes the diverse issues...
Published March 26th 2014 by Routledge
Series: Routledge Revivals
Over the past few decades, relationships between social workers and the media have become increasingly challenging. Social workers feel aggrieved by media reporting of their profession and believe that journalists lack sufficient knowledge and experience of the social services to report matters...
Published December 3rd 2013 by Focal Press
Series: West European Politics
It has long been realized that democratic governance requires a two-way flow of influence. Governments must be able to respond to what people want and people must be able to react to what governments do. These mechanisms of democratic governance have contributed to two research traditions: one, the...
Published October 3rd 2013 by Routledge
This report provides a review of how brick, stone and concrete materials have been assessed within the current edition of The Green Guide to Specification, including the application of the Environmental Profiles Methodology that underlies The Green Guide. This report aims to provide manufacturers...
Published August 20th 2013 by IHS BRE Press